Big question for edtech: But how do we know what’s working?

The Hechinger Report

They can also learn about new start-ups, games and ventures with names like BetterLesson , Blendspace , Edthena , Educreations , Hapara , Nearpod , Zaption , eSpark and LearnZillion , all eager to demonstrate. That’s why after attending two major edtech conferences in a row ( SXSW.edu ) and ( ASU/GSV ), I’m heading straight for a panel entitled: “But How Do We Know What’s Working?’’. The post Big question for edtech: But how do we know what’s working?

Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

create digital poetry portfolios with free web tools and apps, like Weebly , Educlipper , Blendspace , Pinterest , and Livebinders. English Language Teaching Tech Tips digital poetry digital poets edtech national poetry month poems poetry STEAM STEM word clouds“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” ” – Robert Frost.

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Webinar: Using EdTech to Supercharge Student Inquiry and Multimedia Literacy Skills

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

A Global Education Conference Sponsored Webinar: "Using EdTech to Supercharge Student Inquiry and Multimedia Literacy Skills" Date + Time: Monday March 14th 7:00pm EST (Click on the time link to see the event time in your own time zone.) Sign-up Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/using-edtech-to-supercharge-student-inquiry-and-multimedia-literacy-skills-tickets-21685327398 This is a free event, but you must register to attend and will be sent the event link.

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teach with poster tools and infographics like- Buncee, Canva, Tackk, Thinglink, Blendspace, and Piktochart. Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching digital diversity digital research edtech math science STEAM STEM technologyRecently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “It isn’t that they cannot see the solution. It is that they cannot see the problem.” ” – GK Chesterton.

35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day

Shake Up Learning

Create Interactive Lessons for Google Classroom with TES Teach with Blendspace. Blended Learning edtech educational technology Free Resources for teachers G Suite Google Google Classroom Instructional Technology google classroomThe post 35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

Putting Technology At The Center Of Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Is your school s till in the dark ages of # edtech ? Does your school teach students with edtech only through an ICT subject, or d oes your school have a dedicated edtech agenda, with a strong focus on integration into the curriculum in general? As an English teacher, I can only dream of the latter, because in all of the school s around the world that I have worked in (Australia, Spain, UK) , edtech takes a back seat every time. Technology #edtech

Reach Capital’s Newest Education Technology Investment Fund Closes at $82 Million

Edsurge

It eyed the edtech industry as early as 2014, says Elizabeth Fisher Marshall, a managing director at Hall Capital, but “our concern at the time was the depth of the opportunity set and the unproven exit market.” In 2017, private equity firms including BV Investment Partner and The Rise Fund poured hundreds of millions into acquiring edtech companies. Blendspace was purchased by TES. Blendspace (TES Global). Education Technology Investors Edtech Business

Digital Tools for Flipping Your Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

This post originally appeared on The FETC: Future of EdTech Insiders Blog At FETC, I was delighted to attend a session by high school foreign language teacher Rachelle Dene Poth titled, Flipping Classrooms: Trading Spaces and Places Digital Tools and Ideas to Empower Students. Tes Teach with Blendspace: A building tool that allows teachers to curate content for lesson delivery packages.

Do You Teach With a Paper-Based Mindset?

techlearning

How to break out of "the box" in your classroom: Use tools that don’t feel like paper (Video, Prezi, Google Drawing) Transform your paper worksheets using tools like Blendspace, EdPuzzle, or Quizlet If you use Google Docs, remember that you can change the size and color of your document to fit the project. TL Advisor Blog Digital Literacy Google Apps edtech LessonsPaper was invented around 100 BC in China. Google Docs was developed in 2005 by Sam Schillace.

Why Students Are Better Prepared for Learning When Teachers Use Digital Tools in Their Instruction

Benchmark Education

So make learning personal for your students—check out sites like Benchmark Universe , Wonderopolis , and Blendspace. Instructional Design Lesson planning Teachers’ Guides Technology & the Classroom Benchmark Universe EdTech Insights Instructional Technology Professional Development for Teachers Using Ebooks in the ClassroomEver walk into a classroom: zero energy, apathetic students, slumped over, eyes glazed? Let’s face it, as educators, we’ve all had our days.

Part 1: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Remember I am picking these from thousands and I am trying to find those sites that are up and coming and might just be the next big edtech hit. Blendspace. Welcome to a post and the summer of 2015… at least in the USA. I have a real treat for you in the coming weeks. I will be sharing some of those websites I feel should be in every teacher’s toolbox! I have forty… maybe more… and I am sending out ten new ones in each post.

22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Popular flipped classroom tools include a video tool (like a YouTube channel, Periscope , Vialogues , or Touchcast ) and a lesson sharing tool like Blendspace , Frolyc , Knowmia , or LessonPaths. This is my list, culled from dozens of conversation with my edtech colleagues. If you don’t have children, you may not have noticed the massive changes going on in the local schoolhouse. Those geeky tech tools that we adults like to avoid are taking over the classroom.

We Might Be at the End of the Free Ed Tech Era

techlearning

Their success rate of companies is incredibly high as they helped start Class Dojo, Plickers, Remind, Padlet, Blendspace, Educreations, and a WHOLE host of others. cross posted at www.bigguyinabowtie.com David Lockhart is an edtech presenter, speaker, advocate, and coach with over ten years' experience teaching high school social studies. Is the free ed tech era dying?

Common Sense Education Resources from ISTE 2015

Graphite Blog

Learn use cases for three tools: Blendspace; Socrative; and GoFormative. . Looking for new ways to use edtech with students with special needs? Want to build your confidence and skills in edtech? What a trip! The Common Sense Education team just returned from a fabulous four days at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia. It was great to connect with the thousands of educators who came by our booth, attended our sessions, and entertained us with their impressive karaoke skills.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

https://technologyrescue.eventbrite.com March 14th, 7pm US-Eastern: Webinar: Using EdTech to Supercharge Student Inquiry and Multimedia Literacy Skills This is a free event, but you must register to attend and will be sent the event link. This webinar will address how edtech tools like Blendspace and TES can: Help you and your students become more transliterate; Foster inquiry based learning; Support standards-aligned approaches to 21st century learning.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

https://technologyrescue.eventbrite.com March 14th, 7pm US-Eastern: Webinar: Using EdTech to Supercharge Student Inquiry and Multimedia Literacy Skills This is a free event, but you must register to attend and will be sent the event link. This webinar will address how edtech tools like Blendspace and TES can: Help you and your students become more transliterate; Foster inquiry based learning; Support standards-aligned approaches to 21st century learning.